Demand continues to grow for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform, and with good reason. Simplifying business applications, allowing customers to do more with their data (and more easily use that data), and AI, are key areas of focus. Additionally, Microsoft’s clear advantage is Azure. I expect Microsoft Business Applications + Azure Cloud to continue to serve as the foundation for companies looking to expedite their ambitions of transformation with data and AI.
Nexign’s entry into the energy sector by way of an alliance with Gazpro is a smart bet, allowing Nexign to diversify beyond its telco core and fuel expansion into international segments, fueling growth across a variety of market segments. Digital transformation is definitely eyeing the energy sector, and this move is but one of more I’m sure we’ll see.
Salesforce acquires Tableau in what is another aggressive and smart acquisition by Salesforce’s Benioff. The battle for cloud dominance is a serious one, and the reality is that the AI-powered, data and analytics, data visualization enterprise is here. The market for data, information, and analytics reflects that, with the market expected to hit $2 trillion by 2020. This move by Salesforce and others in the cloud space aren’t surprising. Enterprises understand that data and analytics are everything, and the more you know, the better you can perform. And cloud vendors want those customers.
Chuck Robbins’ keynote at Cisco Live 2019 wasn’t particularly inspirational, but instead heavy on tactics.. The company’s strategy is driven by tying together users, data, applications, and security through infrastructure. This is driving companies—and Cisco’s customers—to succeed in transforming, and who sometimes tactics over inspiration is okay. Especially when you take a company like Cisco’s performance into consideration.
Netcracker proves digital transformation is the real deal at TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World event (DTW) in Nice last week. Here’s how.
Amdocs earnings report showcases the company’s digital transformation acumen and robust Q2 2019 Financials—proving naysayers wrong.
Blockchain, Digital Twin and Big Data are driving digital transformation and having an impact on the supply chain and many other industries.
Hot off the heels of the Mobile World Congress 2019, there’s one technology everyone is buzzing about more than any other: 5G. While there were other exciting developments at MWC 2019, 5G was the headliner. Why is everyone so fired up about 5G? Because some of the biggest advancements in digital transformation have been waiting in the wings because they …
Some companies think digital transformation is about efficiency—saving time and money, beating competitors to market, and wooing customers with fancy apps and tech bling. They’re wrong. As I’ve said for years now, digital transformation is about one thing: improving customer experience. And many companies are finally starting to realize that customer experience management needs to be on their radar if …
Data scientist. Data engineer. Data guru. It doesn’t matter what you call them. Today’s companies are realizing that they need someone to engineer the data they are pulling everyday in order to put it into action. Indeed, data is nothing without data scientists to slice and dice it. But it’s not as simple as hiring someone with the data scientist …